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The Memory Box

The other day, my oldest daughter, K, was reading a book that suggested she make a “memory box,” essentially a decorated shoe box in which to store keepsakes.  She mentioned the idea at the dinner table, and I asked if … Continue reading

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What Are Some Good, Kid-Friendly Woodworking Projects?

I got an e-mail the other day from a guy who, like me, regularly has kids in his shop, and he asked for some ideas for simple projects that kids could help build.  He mentioned making some wooden swords with … Continue reading

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Bachelor-Party Bible-Boxes

My brother is getting married, and as his best man, I am responsible for planning the bachelor party.  Always being a “crafty” person, my brother suggested that we all do a woodworking project together, so he challenged me to come … Continue reading

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Three “Caskets” for a Shakespeare Play

I get strange commissions. Earlier this year, some of my students decided that they were going to put on Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, which includes a love story in which a suitor has to choose one of three boxes, … Continue reading

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